Monthly Archives: April 2017

Some Observations On The Ministry Of Reconciliation: Part One

Yesterday after eating snacks and before going to the sermonette workshop, I had a brief conversation with a friend of mine that involved, as it often has recently, questions of conversion, which would make sense as she is working towards … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Cigar Story

The Cigar Story:  How It All Started, by MJ Mattson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although in general my sentiments are strongly anti-smoking unless my meats … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pepper, Pumpkin, And The Magical Pajamas: Pumpkin Is Missing

Pepper, Pumpkin, And The Magical Pajamas:  Pumpkin Is Missing, by Rita Madison [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As a result of having joined yet another book … Continue reading

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Johannes Factotum

The first appearance that William Shakespeare made in the wider world of arts and letters was in a ferocious pamphlet written by the now nearly forgotten Robert Greene, in which the Stratford-born playwright was called a Johannes Factotum, a jack-of-all-trades … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Y U No Finish Project

One of my favorite review channels on YouTube has a feature called “Y U No Review” in which the internet’s self-professed busiest music nerd discusses why he did not review whatever single or album other people wanted to hear about … Continue reading

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Y U No Finish: Fear Not

Fear Not, by April Joy Spring [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There are times [1] where I have read a book, or in this case attempted to … Continue reading

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Y U No Finish: The Myth Of Male Power

The Myth Of Male Power, by Warren Farrell I suppose it my own fault that I was curious about reading this book in the first place.  I saw this book on my roommate’s bookshelf and was a bit puzzled as … Continue reading

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Making Movies

The third studio album from Dire Straits [1] was called Making Movies.  The album itself was moderately popular, peaking in the top 20 of the US album charts (it did better in the UK as well as Europe) and ending … Continue reading

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Book Review: Follow Me

Book Review:  Follow Me:  Christ’s Call, Our Response, by John MacArthur This book was notable to me as a reader for two reasons.  For one, this short book of only about 100 pages appears to owe a lot of its … Continue reading

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Book Review: Welcome To The Family

Welcome To The Family:  What To Expect Now That You’re A Christian, by John MacArthur When I read the subtitle to this book, I had a sense of mild and somewhat sardonic amusement, as if the author was choosing to … Continue reading

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